Private capital expenditure in Australia decreased unexpectedly by 1.7 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to March 2019, following a downwardly revised 1.3 percent growth in the previous period and missing market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. Expenditures fell for both buildings and structures (-2.8 percent vs 2.5 percent in Q4), and equipment, plant and machinery (-0.5 percent vs flat reading). Through the year to the first quarter, private capital expenditure contracted 1.9 percent. Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.34 percent from 1987 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -8.60 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

Australia Private Capital Expenditure
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q2 -2.5% 1.2% 0.6% 1%
2018-11-29 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q3 -0.5% -0.9% 1% 0.75%
2019-02-28 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q4 2% 0% 0.5% 1%
2019-05-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q1 -1.7% 1.3% 0.5% 0.2%
2019-08-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q2 -1.7% -0.6%
2019-11-29 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q3


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 2.00 7.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.20 52.50 63.00 32.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.43 52.72 62.50 29.47 [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 3.00 12.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 0.30 5.20 -7.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.30 -0.50 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.06 80.88 84.62 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 36.00 22.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 460.00 1048.00 4159.00 -3848.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 772.00 615.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 93026.00 91428.00 93026.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 117817.00 92561.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14330.43 14078.57 14330.43 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 -0.08 0.54 -1.10 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.92 -1.60 18.55 -21.17 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Industrial Sentiment 52.00 51.00 57.20 50.90 Index Points [+]
Private Investment -1.70 1.30 15.60 -8.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 3.20 6.80 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 493.54 472.14 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Services Sentiment 52.60 51.50 58.40 48.70 Index Points [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 77.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.85 78.17 78.85 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 15.00 22.00 14.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.50 51.50 58.30 49.10 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.70 0.00 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 14.00 18.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Private Capital Expenditure

Private investment in Australia refers to quarter on quarter change in Private Capital Expenditure. The Capital Expenditure Survey in Australia includes the following industries: Mining, Manufacturing & Other selected industries such as Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Construction, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Information Media and Telecommunications Finance and Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services Professional, Scientific and Technical Services. This page provides - Australia Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Private Capital Expenditure - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.70 1.30 15.60 -8.60 1987 - 2019 percent Quarterly
SA




Country Last Previous
Australia -1.70 Mar/19
Japan 6.10 Mar/19
Mexico -5.70 Apr/19
United Kingdom 0.40 Mar/19


Related

Latest